This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1889 edition. Excerpt: ...in your chest, or do something bad to excite you! There 's going to be company today, and we 've all got to be jolly, so cheer up!" ...Read MoreThis historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1889 edition. Excerpt: ...in your chest, or do something bad to excite you! There 's going to be company today, and we 've all got to be jolly, so cheer up!" Cousin Mary Singleton happened to be staying with us then, and, by way of a mild festivity, mother gave a little dinner for her. Toward its close, unfortunately for Fred, the conversation chanced to turn upon the old Cincinnati Society, and Cousin Mary having never seen the order, father went to get it for her. He returned without it, however, smiling at his own invariable inability to find things, and promising that mother should show it to her by and by. The conversation changed to something else, and we thought no more of it till the guests were gone, when we children were called into mother's room. Father sat there looking very grave. "Children," he said, " the badge of the Cincinnati Society is gone; at least, your mother and I have made a thorough search for it, and cannot find it. Have any of you seen it, or taken it? Do you know anything about it?" " I guess papa means that pretty chicken Fred showed us," said Georgie. " Yes," said Fred, " that's it. I had the badge out, last vacation, father, a year ago; I was telling the girls and George about the society." " But you only had it out a few minutes, Fred," said I, " and you put it right back again." " I know it," he answered, blushing, --" that is, I meant to; but I 'm not sure I did." " What then? " asked father. " I had it in the dining-room, --Sank was there, --I remember holding it up for him to see; then I heard the carriage stop, and I laid it down on the table under the glass. I meant to run and just see if it was really you who were coming, and then to hurry back and put it away; but I 'm afraid," he stammered, " I do believe--I 've never thought of it...Read Less
New. pp. 174. Pages 174 It is the reproduction of the original edition published long back(). Hardcover with sewing binding with glossy laminated multi-Colour Dust Cover, Printed on high quality Paper, professionally processed without changing its contents. We found this book important for the readers who want to know about our old treasure so we brought it back to the shelves. Print on Demand.
Hardcover reprint of the original 1889 edition-beautifully bound in brown cloth covers featuring titles stamped in gold, 8vo-6x9". No adjustments have been made to the original text, giving readers the full antiquarian experience. For quality purposes, all text and images are printed as black and white. This item is printed on demand. Book Information: Our Phil, And Other Stories. Dana, Katharine Floyd. Indiana: Repressed Publishing LLC, 2012. Original Publishing: Our Phil, And Other Stories. Dana, Katharine Floyd. Boston And New York, Houghton, Mifflin, 1889.
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